Schedule of Activities

Below is the list of Iowa Alpha Activities planned for the 2021 Fall Semester. Currently, it is anticipated that most meetings will be both in-person and  virtual.
Date/Time Event Location Open to
Aug 22 (Sun), 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Advisory Board Meeting Marston 2155 & Virtual Advisers, President, VP, Treasurer, Corresponding Secretary
Aug 22 (Sun), 5:00-7:00 PM Scholars’ Welcome Picnic Brookside Park Advisers, Cabinet, Scholars
Aug 24 (Tue), 7:00-8:00 PM Cabinet Meeting 1 SIC 2221 & Virtual Cabinet
Aug 31 (Tue), 7:00-8:00 PM General Meeting 1 SIC 0114 & Virtual General Members, Cabinet, Advisers, Scholars
Sept 7 (Tue), 7:00-8:00 PM General Meeting 2  – P&G Informational Session SIC 0114 & Virtual General Members, Cabinet, Advisers, Scholars
Sept 7 (Tue), 8:00-9:00 PM Scholar’s Resume Workshop SIC 0114 & Virtual Scholars, Cabinet, Members, Advisers
Sept 12 (Sun), 1:00-3:00 PM Initiate Letter Stuffing Party Marston 2300 General Members, Cabinet, Advisers
Sept 21 (Tue), 7:00-8:00 PM General Meeting 3 – Post Career Fair Celebration SIC 0114 & Virtual General Members, Cabinet, Advisers, Scholars
Sept 22 (Wed), 7:00-8:00 PM Initiation Kickoff Info Session 1 SIC 2221 & Virtual Initiates, General Members, Cabinet, Advisers
Sept 23 (Thu), 7:00-8:00 PM Initiation Kickoff Info Session 2 SIC 0114 & Virtual Initiates, General Members, Cabinet, Advisers
Sept 26 (Sun), Noon-4:00 PM Pi Mile Run Design Building Entrance – Central Campus General Members, Cabinet, Advisers, Runners
Sept 26 – Oct 1 Initiate Small Group Sign-up Online via Canvas Initiates
Oct 4 – 8 Initiate Small Group Meetings, Week 1 TBD Initiates, Small Group Leaders
Oct 5 (Tue), 7:00-8:00 PM General Meeting 4 SIC 0114 & Virtual General Members, Cabinet, Advisers, Scholars
Oct 8 (Fri), 8:00–10:15 AM Free Coffee Friday Hoover Atrium Everyone welcome
Oct 10 (Sun), 1:00–3:00 PM Adopt-a-Highway Meet Howe Entrance 12:45 pm General Members, Cabinet, Advisers, Scholars, Initiates
Oct 11 – 15 Initiate Small Group Meetings, Week 2 TBD Initiates, Small Group Leaders
Mid Oct – Nov, TBD Engineering Futures Sessions Virtual Initiates, General Members, Cabinet, Scholars
Oct 17 (Sun), 1:00-4:00 PM Bent Polishing 1 Sukup 1215 Initiates, Cabinet
Oct 18-22 Initiate Small Group Meetings, Week 3 TBD Initiates, Small Group Leaders
Oct 19 (Tue), 7:00-8:00 PM General Meeting 5 SIC 0114 & Virtual General Members, Cabinet, Advisers, Scholars, Initiates
Oct 21-23 TBP National Convention Knoxville, TN President, Vice President, Advisors
Oct 22 (Fri) – 8:00-10:15 AM Free Coffee Friday 2 SIC Atrium Everyone welcome
Oct 30 (S), 1:00-4:00 PM Bent Polishing 2 Sukup 1215 Initiates, Cabinet
Oct 25 – Oct 29 Initiate Small Group Meetings, Week 4 (optional) TBD Initiates, Small Group Leaders
Nov 2 (Tue), 7:00-8:45 PM General Meeting 6 – Small Group Presentations Hoover 2055 General Members, Cabinet, Advisers, Initiates
Nov 2 (Tue), 8:45-9:15 PM New Member Election Hoover 2055 General Members, Cabinet, Advisers
Nov 5 (Fri), 8:00–10:15 AM Free Coffee Friday 3 Hoover Atrium Everyone Welcome
Nov 16 (Tue), 7:00-8:00pm General Meeting 7 – Cabinet Elections SIC 0114 & Virtual General Members, Cabinet, Advisers, Scholars, Initiates
Nov 30 (Tue), 7:00-8:00pm General Meeting 8 – Senior Sendoff SIC 0114 & Virtual General Members, Cabinet, Advisers, Scholars, Initiates
Nov 30 (Tue), 8:00-8:30pm Initiation Practice SIC 0114 Cabinet, Advisers, General Members
Nov 29 – Dec 22 Officer Transition Virtual or In-person Incumbent Officers schedule individual 1-hour meetings with Elected Officer
Dec 5 (Sun), 5:00-8:00pm Initiation Ceremony & Banquet TBD – (Scheman or Alumni Center) Initiates, Cabinet, Advisers,